Gender: Male Meaning of Kirk: "church" Origin of Kirk: Norse

Kirk Origin and Meaning

The name Kirk is a boy's name of Norse origin meaning "church".

Far more friendly and open than similar one-syllable names like Kent, Kurt, and Karl, it's been associated for more than half a century with actor Kirk Douglas, whose birth name was Issur Danielovitch Demsky.

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